Welcome to Two New Priests

We are pleased to welcome to our Diocese Rev. Britto Adaikalam, H.G.N. and Rev. Arockia Raj Siluvaiappa, H.G.N. both of them members of Mary Queen of Apostles Province of the Missionary Society of Heralds of the Good News.

Effective March 1, 2013, Father Britto is appointed as an Associate Pastor of St. Stephen’s Parish in Stephenville where he will begin a period of enculturation under the guidance of Father O’Quinn.

Effective March 1 to 21, 2013, Father Raj is appointed as an Associate Pastor of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and, beginning March 22, 2013 as an Associate Pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Labrador City. First Monsignor Gale and then Father Joy will guide him during this period of enculturation.

The Missionary Society of Heralds of the Good News is a clerical Missionary Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right that was founded in India in 1984. Presently it consists of 396 priests and 380 seminarians and has priests ministering in numerous dioceses in Canada including Regina, Grouard-McLennan, Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal.

We thank Father Raj and Father Britto for their generosity of spirit in coming to our Diocese and assure them that they will be made to feel welcome and at home in our midst. Please join in praying for God’s blessings upon them.